National Security Education Day 2023
On 1 July 2015, the National Security Law of the people's Republic of China was adopted at the 15th Session of the Standing Committee of the 12th National people's Congress, and 15 April each year was designated as the National Security Education Day.
The National Security Education Day aims at raising public awareness of national security, creating a positive atmosphere of safeguarding national security, enhancing the capacity to fend off national security risks, deepening public understanding of the Constitution, the Basic Law and national security, and fostering a sense of national identity.
The activites for 2023 are as follows:
“National Security Education Day” Opening Ceremony cum Seminars
Themes of the seminars
1. National security challenges in today's international situation and counter measures
2. Challenges of financial security and cyber security and counter measures
3. The Hong Kong National Security Law and the practice of the rule of law
Venue: Grand Hall, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: Live stream by RTHK 32 from 9:30am on 15 April
“National Security Education Day” Flag Raising Ceremony
The Security Bureau and the disciplined services departments and auxillary forces under it will jointly host a flag raising ceremony at the Hong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk Hang.
Venue: TheHong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk Hang
Time: Live stream by RTHK 32 from 7:40am on 15 April
Open Day of Disciplined Services Departments’ Training Schools
The Security Bureau and the disciplined services departments and auxillary forces under it will open five disciplined services departments’ training schools to the public to deepen the community’s understanding of their work as well as the work of safeguarding national security and the effectiveness of such work.
Locations of the open day:
1. Hong Kong Police College, Wong Chuk Hang
2. Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development, Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun
3. Hong Kong Customs College, Tuen Mun
4. Hong Kong Correctional Services Academy, Stanley
5. Fire and Ambulance Services Academy, Tseung Kwan O
TV and radio programme “NSL Chronicles II”
“NSL Chronicles II” is coordinated by the Security Bureau, supported by the Department of Justice and produced by RTHK. Broadcast will commence on RTHK 31 and Radio 1 on 16 April 2023. Thereafter, the programme will be aired on RTHK 31 every Sunday evening at 7:30m - 8pm, and RTHK Radio 1 every Sunday afternoon at 4pm - 5pm.
National Security Education Exhibition
1. A large scale exhibition will be held at the following three locations from 15 April to 30 June 2023.
15 April - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
16 April to 5 May - Central Government Offices, Admiralty
6 May to 30 June - City Gallery
2. Community roving exhibition will be held at the following nine locations from 15 April to 30 June 2023.
15 April to 28 April - Hong Kong Central Library
29 April to 5 May - Kowloon Park Arcade
6 May to 10 May - Olympian City I
11 May to 20 May - Queensway Government Offices
21 May to 26 May - Citywalk II
27 May to 2 June - Tai Po Mega Mall
3 June to 16 June - The Rotunda, Exchange Square
17 June to 23 June - MOSTown, Ma On Shan
24 June to 30 June - Civic Education Resources Centre, Youth Square, Chai Wan
Activities Organised by 18 Districts for the “National Security Education Day”
The Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and the Home Affairs Department support the “National Security Education Day”. The District Offices under the Department will launch activities in 18 Districts as follows.
|Central and Western||Central and Western District National Security Education Day Seminar in Celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the Establishment of the HKSAR|
|Eastern||National Security Education in Eastern District|
|Kowloon City||Kowloon City District National Security Law Promotional Seminar|
|Kwun Tong||Kwun Tong District National Security Education Day Carnival 2023|
|Southern||Southern District Youth Talent Show cum Prize Presentation Ceremony for the National Security Education Day|
|Sham Shui Po||“Safeguarding National Security with Sham Shui Po” National Security Education Day|
|Wan Chai||Wan Chai National Security Education Day Carnival cum Football Competition|
|Wong Tai Sin||The National Security Story - Sharing Session for “Love in Wong Tai Sin, Little National Security Teachers”|
|Yau Tsim Mong||Know Your National Security - 415 National Security Workshop|
|Know Your National Security - 415 National Security Education Day Board Game Event|
|National Security Education Day Bus Parade in Yau Tsim Mong|
|Islands||National Security Education Day Variety Show 2023 in Islands District|
|Kwai Tsing||Kwai Tsing District National Security Education Canival|
|North||North District National Security Education Day Carnival 2023|
|Sai Kung||Sai Kung New Journey Series - National Security Education Day|
|Sha Tin||Sha Tin District National Security Education Day|
|Tai Po||“Security Brings Prosperity” - Tai Po District National Security Education Fun Day|
|Tsuen Wan||Campus roving exhibition on promoting The National Security Law in Tsuen Wan|
|Tuen Mun||Competitions and Award Ceremony for National Security Education Day in Tuen Mun District|
|Yuen Long||“Prosperity, Peace and Happiness Across Nation” - National Security Education Day in Yuen Long District|
Members of the public are welcome to visit the National Security Education Day's dedicated website and the Activity overview to view the full list of events.